Sylvester Madu is a popular Nollywood actor, director, model, producer, entrepreneur and a television personality. He was born on 11th January 1975 in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 47 years old. He is the first born child in a family of 12 children. He started acting as a kid at the age of 5 years old.
Sylvester Madu is popularly known for acting criminal, villain, armed robber, militant and hit man roles in movies alongside with Emma Ehumadu, Junior Pope Odonwodo, Zubby Michael, Jim Iyke, Alaso Wariboko, Gentle Jack, Hanks Anuku, Jerry Amilo and Ernest Asuzu.
Sylvester Madu has directed and acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies which include Poverty, Power of Trust, Scent of Passion, Holy Cross, The Shepherd, The Generals, The Cat, Emotional Tears, Power of Love, The Family, The Illiterate, Tears of the Blind, Ogbanta the Family Hunter, Born to Suffer, etc. He acts mostly on action thriller movies alongside with Emma Ehumadu, Junior Pope Odonwodo and Zubby Michael.
Sylvester Madu completed both his primary and secondary school education in Anambra State, Nigeria and obtained both his First Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. After completing his primary and secondary school education, Sylvester Madu proceeded to University of Maiduguri in Borno State in the northern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree.
After completing his university education, Sylvester Madu joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in1998. He is one of the most creative, gifted and talented actors in Nigeria. He handles guns very well while delivering his roles in movie.
Sylvester Madu is currently a bachelor. He is also a professional script writer and Nollywood most talented movie director. He has won several movie awards which include Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. He has also won the award for Most Creative Movie Director in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Sylvester Madu is also a multiple award winning movie director. He has directed more than 90 Nollywood movies and has also featured in all the movies he has directed. He is currently single and yet to married. Sylvester Madu is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $800,000.
Sylvester Madu in the cause of his acting career has won several awards which include Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Creative Movie Director in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Nollywood Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Sylvester Madu is a popular Nollywood actor with a reputation for playing tough characters in movies. He has quit acting for good to become a full time pastor in one of the parishes of Christ Embassy Church. His local parish is located at Eric Moore Road in Surulere, Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria. He has been regarded as one of the most promising actor in Nigeria.
He also regarded as one of the most sought after actor in Nigeria and also one of the best performing actor in action thriller movie. He is indeed an interesting character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.